I am new to Zwift, using on Windows 10 with companion Android app.
I am finding the main app UI (user interface) a bit clunky. My main grip is that when I do a warm up ride before an event, stop the warmup and save it, the windows app dumps me out of the app. And then I have to reopen the app. Would not be such a problem, but the main app takes several minutes to initialize. What is it doing? Would be much better to not dump me out. Why should a save operation then close the program?
Anyway, I am struggling with the Windows app UI, no main menu control, and seems hard to get where I want to go. And the Companion app just makes things more confusing.
Welcome to Zwift!!
It’s probibly the most requested Feature Request: Allow Saves Without Exit
A new UI is coming to AppleTV zoon and hopefully other platforms will also get it at some point.
Thanks for the reply. I thought it may have been a configuration issue, and not by design. Wow, as a retire software engineer, I am really surprised they would have knowingly designed it to work that way. Its a real defect in design, in my view.
You dont need to save and exit before joining the event either, just do your warm up and when it is a few minutes before the start of whatever event you are signed up for “join” it. Zwift will save the warm up as a separate ride. No need to exit and restart!
I presume it’s to reduce the number of active users logged in at any given time. Once you have finished riding you are removed to reduce the server burden.